Author(s): liam hauser
The rugby league grand final is regarded as one of sport’s ultimate contests. Since 1954, when the playing of a grand final became mandatory in the NSWRL, league fans have witnessed some of the most exciting matches in the history of the game … the great Souths teams of the 1950s; St George’s 11-year reign from 1956 to 1966; the dominance of Manly and Easts in the 1970s, the emergence of the Brisbane Broncos in the 1990s and the Melbourne Storm in the modern era. In The Great Grand Finals, experienced writer Liam Hauser covers more than 60 grand finals, highlighting all the champions teams, the great players and historic moments. With game summaries, key points, essential statistics and pages of great photos, this book is the ideal addition to any rugby league fan’s collection.